By GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said his administration has embarked on electricity power generation plan aimed at generating 3000 Mega Watts of power in the next few years, saying the initiative would go a long way in scaling up the state’s economy and...
By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja The Nigeria Police Force is to set up an anti-piracy unit in all the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory to combat the piracy of intellectual property in the country. The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris who made this announcement following a request...
By Kunle Olasanmi, Abuja A civil rights activist and a lawyer, Osuagwu Ugochukwu, has condemned those who described as diversionary, the 40 days ultimatum given to theatre commanders by the Chief of Army staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, for the capture of Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect. A security...
By Ejike Ejike, Abuja In continuation of the current efforts of the Inspector-General of Police to flush out corrupt officers giving the Nigeria Police Force a bad image, three policemen attached to Area ‘N’ Command Ijede-Ikorodu under the Lagos State Command have been dismissed for extortion and illegal arrest. The dismissed...
The Nigerian Army (NA) yesterday confirmed the redeployment of 52 general and 597 other officers engaged in both internal and external operations stating that it was a routing exercise. This is just as the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has apologized to Nigerians over unfortunate Rann bombing incident that took place...
BY ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has observed that approval rating of the current administration improved tremendously in its second year. This according to CDD is due to implementation of some  campaign promises and implementation of government policies and programmes by various government ministries and departments. CDD...
By Nkechi Isaac, Abuja A cross section of civil society organisations has raised the alarm over federal government’s continual interference with civic activities in the country. Speaking during a roundtable on expanding civil society space in Nigeria with the theme ‘Protecting and expanding civic space in Nigeria; strategies and tactics’ organised...
By Beatrice Gondyi, Bauchi Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar yesterday swore-in the new Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Mahammadu Nadada Umar. Speaking after administering the oath of allegiance and oath of office, Governor Abubakar said that following the dissolution of the state executive council, it was pertinent to appoint a...
By Andrew Ojih, Jalingo Taraba State governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku has signed the bill to prohibit open rearing and grazing of livestock and provide for the establishment of ranching into law. The governor, who was speaking yesterday in Jalingo at the state EXCO chamber said the signing into law of the...
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR, Makurdi The Nyiev Community of  Guma local government area of Benue State where the proposed Cargo Airport is supposed to be sited has threatened to release snakes to bite anybody that would trespass on their land without paying full compensation to them. The commissioner for Works, Transport and Energy, ...